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Useful Links

Business & Technology

www.academicinfo.net/business Business Degrees & Online Subject Guide
www.ceoexpress.com Business portal for executives
www.climatesaverscomputing.org Climate Savers Computing Initiative (CSCI)
www.germancompanies.us AHK Online Directory of German Subsidiaries in the US
www.germany-usa.com Business Network and News Service for German American Trade
www.goto-silicon-valley.com Business directory for Silicon Valley & the San Francisco Bay Area
www.sfchamber.com San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
www.siliconvalley-sbdc.org Silicon Valley Small Business Development Center
www.sjchamber.com San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce
www.vctaskforce.com Venture Capital Task Force

People & Culture

www.auswanderer-forum.de Portal for Germans that are interested in emigrating to the US or sharing their experiences
www.GermanAmericanPioneers.org Preserving the history of German Pioneers in Silicon Valley
www.GermanyOnYourMind.com Travel destinations, people, culture and resources
www.german-world.com German-World is a bi-lingual magazine for Austrian, German and Swiss culture in the US
www.proaupair.com
German-American AuPair Agency for educated German live-in Nannies/Au Pairs with degrees as Preschool, Kindergarten Teacher, etc. Weekly costs $420 /wk for 45 h of childcare.
www.tatsachen-ueber-deutschland.de/389.0.html Facts about Germany from the German Federal Foreign Office

Government & Visa

www.germany-info.org German Embassy’s website on information about investing, working and living in Germany
www.immigration.com/processing-times-status-checks US Immigration Information on Visa issues and Greencard processing times
www.visum-usa.com Law firm based in Germany offers information and services as to US immigration

Professional Associations

www.expats-in-bavaria.com/
business/networking/
california_association_of_germany_e.v.
California Association of Germany
www.pbwc.org Professional Business Women of California (PBWC)
www.pdma.org Product Management & Development Association (PDMA)
www.svase.org Silicon Valley Association for Start-up entrepreneurs

Business Networking sites and events

http://breakfastbriefings.stanford.edu Stanford’s Executives Breakfast briefings
www.churchillclub.org The Churchill Club
www.commonwealthclub.org Commonwealth Club
www.executivespeakers.com Executive Speakers Bureau
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SVEvents
Silicon Valley Events calendar Yahoo group
www.linkedIn.com LinkedIn Online Business Networking
www.linksv.com A portal that gives access information about 6,000 technology firms and its management teams.
www.workit.com Event calendar for events in Silicon Valley

Travel & Leisure

www.ltur.de
www.traveloverland.de
www.usa-reise.de
Travel from Germany, Austria or Switzerland
www.orbitz.com
www.travelocity.com
www.Travelzoo.com
Travel from the US
http://travelstrong.net/travel-hacking Travel for Beginners